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Grand Finale Concert

Person Recital Hall

Grand Finale 2:15 p.m. Person Recital Hall Students in the first-year seminar "The Interplay of Music and Physics" (PHYS/MUSC 51) will perform their own compositions for instruments they have made themselves from found objects.  This is original music on very … Read more

Thesis Proposal

Phillips 258

“Investigation of Mg-K Abundance Anomalies in Globular Clusters Using Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence"   I report on the measurement of 11B and 40Ca levels between excitation energies of 8 and 9 MeV using nuclear resonance fluorescence (NRF). The experiment was carried … Read more

Masters Defense

Masters Defense: Quenching and Structural Evolution of Blue, Green, and Red Nuggets in the RESOLVE survey Speaker: Derrick Carr   We present a complete z ∼ 0 sample of nuggets (extremely compact galaxies) at all evolutionary stages within the REsolved … Read more

Astronomy on tap

Fullsteam Brewery 726 Rigsbee Avenue, Durham, NC, United States

Wednesday, December 7th from 7:00 - 9:00 PM at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, NC Come check out Astronomy on Tap Triangle, our North Carolina chapter of short and engaging talks about astronomy over beer. Have you ever wanted to travel back … Read more

Physics From the Ground Up

This month we will be joined by graduate students David Stilwell and Sebastian Atalla to discuss their respective work in nuclear structure and magnetic resonance imaging. Come grab a drink and show your support!   If you are a graduate student, … Read more


Dr. Jack Silano from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Title: Measurements of Fission Product Yields Using Monoenergetic Neutron and Gamma-ray Beams Fission is the most complex and violent process in nuclear physics, splitting an atomic nucleus into two or more … Read more

Condensed Matter Seminar

Phillips 258

Raman Spectroscopy Studies of Magneto-optical Effects in CrI3 Two-dimensional (2D) van der Waals (vdW) magnetic materials have attracted great interest because of their potential applications in optoelectronic and spintronic devices. CrI3, as a prototypical 2D vdW magnet, has been shown … Read more


Ryan Hickox- Dartmouth College Title: The extremes of galaxy and black hole formation We have recently seen a remarkable convergence in our overall understanding of how galaxies in the Universe form, through the collapse of gas in dark matter halos, … Read more


Phillips 265 120 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC

Speaker- Yosuke Kanai, Department of Chemistry Title: Ab Initio Simulation of Thouless Pumping of Electrons in Floquet Topological Phase I will discuss nonadiabatic Thouless pumping of electrons in trans-polyacetylene and related systems in the framework of topological Floquet engineering using … Read more